16:17 - 2023-08-21
Today, Monday, August 21, 2023, the President of the Republic, Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, received at the Baghdad Palace, the head of the Iraqi Geologists Syndicate, Saad Obaid Muhammad, and his accompanying delegation.
The President of the Republic stressed the importance of promoting scientific and academic research in various fields to contribute to the development of natural resources, and to benefit from them in state institutions to achieve progress and prosperity, pointing to the need to face the challenges of water scarcity in the country and work to improve ways of managing groundwater according to a technical plan.
The President of the Republic indicated the need to take the necessary measures to confront earthquakes and mitigate their effects by adopting the technical specifications adopted in construction, and benefiting from the experiences and expertise of countries that are constantly exposed to earthquakes.
For his part, Saad Obaid Muhammad expressed his happiness at meeting the President of the Republic, stressing the importance of paying attention to the subject of earth science within the school curricula.
The President of the Geologists Syndicate referred to the efforts made to organize the second Arab Geological Conference next November in cooperation with the Union of Arab Geologists. In this regard, the President of the Republic expressed his wishes for the conference to achieve its goals and come up with recommendations that contribute to strengthening cooperation between the countries of the region and achieving comprehensive development in the country, stressing his support. For the Arab Conference to be held in Baghdad.
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